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Data Administrator Job Opportunity at New Forests Company

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The New Forests Company

The New Forests Company

Data Administrator Job Opportunity at New Forests Company

10 November 2023

Job Position: Data Administrator

The New Forests Company is a sustainable, socially responsible forestry and timber products business with plantations in Uganda and Tanzania. See more at

Purpose of the position:

Data administrator is responsible to organize and collate all Information and will be reporting to the Cooperate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme Manager.

Key Result Areas and accountabilities:

  • Create and operate CSR data processing program.
  • Organize and collate all existing and future CSR data, including Forests for Prosperity (FP),
  • Biodiversity, Land, Complaints & Near Misses.
  • Be the custodian of recording all survey and valuation reports and send them to the right people.
  • Compile different reports from CSR team and submit them to CSR Manager
  • Ensure daily, weekly, and monthly out-growers woodlot post-mapping data is captured correctly on Micro- Forest.
  • Prepare Supplier Invoices for line managers’ authorization.
  • Liaise with procurement department to ensure departmental requisitions are prepared accurately and submitted for relevant authorizations.
  • Answer and direct telephone calls for Teams.
  • Communicate with customers, employees, and others to answer questions, address complaints, explain information, and take orders.
  • Operate office machinery, including photocopiers, scanners, telephone and voicemail systems, and computers.
  • Maintain updated systems for filing, inventory, mailing, and databases.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing office correspondence.
  • Compile and maintain records of CSR activities and business transactions.
  • Prepare meeting agendas; attend meetings to take notes and write minutes.
  • Obtain information to respond to requests by reviewing files, documents, and records

Skills, Knowledge & Competencies required to perform this role:

  • Proficient in the use of computers, Micro- Forest, database software, document management software, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to read maps, understand boundaries, surveys, and enumerations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, English, and Kiswahili
  • Proven ability to produce reports and project plans.
  • Proven ability to understand and translate the needs and concerns of the community clearly for all stakeholders.
  • Good administrative capabilities to manage paperwork and follow up on processes with all levels of contact persons in CSR department, NFC departments and district/government.
  • High levels of integrity and reliability to act as a custodian for NFC.


  • Bachelor’s degrees in forestry/Community Development/Environmental Studies.
  • Ability to drive manual cars, with valid driving license class D is an added advantage.
  • Years of experience
  • At Least 3 years in Forestry industry, community development projects

Desired Start Date: 02 January 2024

How to Apply:

The interested candidates can send their application letters & CVs to: ,and to not later than 01 December 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

“The New Forests Company is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply.”

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